Department of Commerce

Mercy Varghese

Designation : Professor

Qualification : Ph.D

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Mrs Mercy Varghese, retired as Associate Professor in Commerce from St.Xaviers College for Women, Aluva, after completing 31 years of service. Holds post-graduation from Kerala University and LLB from M.G University.  Secured Ph.D on the topic Women empowerment through Kudumbashree- a study in Ernakulam district from M.G University; published articles in various journals.  I completed a certificate course in Basic Counseling (Calicut University) and had Diploma in Theology (Pastoral Orientation Centre-Kerala). Areas of interest are Human resource management, Marketing management and Cost accounting

  • Holds post-graduation from Kerala University and LLB from M.G University. Awarded Ph.D. on the topic Women empowerment through Kudumbashree- A study in Ernakulam District from M.G University.
  • Retired as Associate Professor in Commerce from St.Xaviers College for Women, Aluva, after completing 31 years of service.

Teaching

  • Banking
  • Corporate Law
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Capital Market & Derivatives

Research

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Start -Ups
  • Spin Off
  • Tourism
  • Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Service Quality Management (SQM)
  • “Kudumbashree Neighbourhood Groups (NHGs) An innovate strategy for Women Empowerment at grass root level” Vikasini – The journel of Women’s empowerment. Vol.26.No.1, Jan-March, 2011.
  • “Social Empowerment of Women in kudumbashree: Rural Vs Urban study”. Management Researcher, Vol.XVIII. No.4. April-June, 2011.
  • “Economic empowerment of women in kudumbashree NHGS – A study”. Indian Commerce Bulletin, Vol.XI, Vol.XII.No.1 & 2. June 2011.
  • “Political empowerment of women at the Grassroot Level- A Study with special Referance to kudumbashree NHGS”. Contemporary Commerce Review,, Vol.XI, Vol.2 I.No.1 , September 2013.
  • Paper titled “Different dimensions of women empowerment through kudumbashree” presented in UGC sponsored Regional Seminar on : “Role of Self-Help Groups in Rural Development” organized by Department of Commerce, M.A College, Kothamangalam on 30th and 31st October, 2008.
  • Paper titled “Global Sources in Infrastructure financing with special reference to FDI” presented in UGC sponsored seminar on “Urban Infrastructure Financing: Options and Policies in the Emerging Indian Senario” organized by P.G.Department of Commerce & Research Centre, Bharata Matha College, Thrikkakara, Kochi on 23rd, 24th and 25th November, 2010.

 National Seminars:

  • UGC sponsored Seminar on” Orientation Programme for Women teachers/Counsellors: organized by Department of Students Services in association with St.Xavier's College for Women, Aluva on 30-7-2012
  • UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Enhancement and sustenance of Quality in Higher Education – Widening Horizons” organized by IQAC, St.Xavier's College for Women, Aluva on 23rd & 24th February, 2011.
  • UGC sponsored seminar on “Urban Infrastructure Financing: Options and Policies in the Emerging Indian Senario” organized by P.G.Department of Commerce & Research Centre, Bharata Matha College, Thrikkakara, Kochi on 23rd, 24th and 25th November, 2010.
  • NAAC sponsored seminar on “Global Financial Crisis and Indian Economy” organized by P.G.Department of Commerce St.Peter’s College, Kolenchery on 6th & 7th, August, 2009.
  • UGC sponsored seminar on “Financial Sector Reforms” organized by P.G. Department of Commerce, St.Xavier's College for Women, Aluva on 25th & 26th September, 2008.
  • UGC sponsored one day inter-collegiate seminar on “Banking Sector Reforms”on 7th September, 2007.

Regional/State Level Seminar

  • State level Seminar on: Intellectual Property Rights Organized by Patent Information Centre Kerala Services in association with St.Xavier's College for Women, Aluva on 23-1-2014
  • State Level Seminar Co-sponsored by M.G.University, Kottayam on “Global Financial Crisis and its effects on the Indian Economy and Capital Market” organized by department of Commerce, St.Pauls College , Kalamassery, Kochi on 21st November, 2008.
  • UGC sponsored Regional Seminar on “Role of Self Help Groups in Rural Development” organized by P.G.Department of Commerce, M.A.College, Kothamangalam on 30th & 31st October, 2008.
  • NAAC sponsored seminar on “Capacity Building for Effective Internal Quality Systems in Higher Education Institutions” organized by IQAC, St.Xavier's College for Women, Aluva on 21st & 22nd November, 2007.
  • NAAC sponsored state level workshop on: Building Social Consciousness; the role of teacher: held at with St.Xavier's College for Women, Aluva on30-8-2013
  • National Workshop on “Tools and Techniques of Social Science Research” organized by Bharata Mata Institute of Management - Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakara, Kochi on 11th, 12th and 13th October, 2010.